Production

As of June 27, 2008

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 89.2% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,430 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 1.8% from last week.

(Source: Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 937 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 0.4% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 71 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 27% from last week.

(Source: Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 41 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 10.8% from last week.

(Source: Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Propane: Midwest production is 227 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 3.2% from last week.

(Source: Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Supply

As of June 27, 2008

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 50.6 million barrels—1.4% more than last week's inventory level and 1.6% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is near the bottom boundary of the normal range. The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels. As of June 27, the national stock level is 210.9 million barrels.

(Source: Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 24.4 million barrels—0.8% less than last week's inventory level but 4.7% more than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is just above the normal range.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 3.9 million barrels—no change from last week's inventory level but 4.9% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is just above the normal range.

(Source: Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Heating Oil: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 2.4 million barrels—7.7% less than last week's inventory level and 11.1% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is just above the normal range.

(Source: Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 17.2 million barrels—4.2% more than last week's inventory levels and 12.4% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the normal range. As of June 27, the national inventory level is 41.4 million barrels.

(Source: Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 1,116 billion cubic feet—5.4% more than last week but 27 billion cubic feet below the five-year average. For the week ending June 27, the national inventory level is 2,118 billion cubic feet.

(Source: Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report, Energy Information Administration)

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This report was updated on July 3, 2008. Typically, there is one week between updates.